St. Edward CCW
President - Arlene Buysse - (507) 428-3594
Secretary - Teresa Myhre - 872-5122
Treasurer - Juanita Bot - 872-6545
· Monday, September 25 - Region III Council of Catholic Women (CCW) Fall Gathering “Be a Light for Others” will be held on September 25, 2017 at St. Peters Catholic Church in Canby, MN. Speaker - Deb Hadley - “Be Kind. Give More. Stay Humble.” Mass begins at 5:30 p.m.; Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Registration Deadline is: September 15, 2017. Interested members wishing to attend can contact me at (507) 428-3594. The $10 registration fee will be paid by CCW
St. Edward’s Council of Catholic Women 2017 – 2018 Assigned “Shepherd of the Field”
CCW NEWS –
CCW dues can be sent to Juanita Bot or put in the collection basket marked CCW. When making, a check make sure to write it to ST. Edward CCW. CCW dues are $40. Also, Honorary Guild dues are due also. $10 can be dropped off in the collection basket marked Honorary Dues with your name on it. If writing a check this needs to be made out to St. Edward CCW also.
St. Edward Council of Catholic Women (CCW) Scholarship Commission is planning a home tour for December 2017 to raise funds for St. Edward Parish Senior Scholarship awards. Proceeds from this home tour would be used to assist a 2018 graduate of St. Edward Catholic Church with college expenses. We are looking for four homes to be on the home tour. If you would be willing to share your home in this way or have any questions, please call Ruth Bot at 829-0514 or Jan Bot at 401-1167. Thank you!
CCW Legislative Committee: Congress is working to schedule a vote on a ill that will end tax payer funding for Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood opposes this legislation claiming that they provide needed services.
1. There are 9000 plus health care centers where low income women can receive care apart from Planned Parenthood
2. Planned parenthood performs 175 abortions for every adoption referral
3. Planned Parenthood afiliates agreed to a $4 million dollar settlement for Medicare fraud
Through the Thanksgiving and Advent seasons, St. Edward CCW will be collecting "wish list" items for Heartland Girls' Ranch. They are our diocesan wide project this year. You can find out more just go to their website at: heartlandgirlsranch.org.. Call Arlene Buysse at 428-3594 with any questions.